Monday, August 13, 2018

City of Portland Releases Final Draft Tenant Screening Ordinance - Hearing Set for October 18, 2018

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly's office has circulated a final draft copy of a renter screening proposal that would take away an apartment owners' right to protect tenants and their families from individuals convicted of felonies and some misdemeanors.
Convicted felons and others convicted of misdemeanors would be allowed to rent within three years of the date of sentencing or one year after release from confinement, and include:
  • Drug dealers | Drug manufacturers
  • Sex offenders
  • Robbers | Burglars
  • Stalkers
  • Domestic abusers | Assailants

To comment, call or email:
503-823-4120

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly
503-823-4682

Commissioner Amanda Fritz
503-823-3008

Commissioner Dan Saltzman
503-823-4151

Commissioner Nick Fish
503-823-3589

The item is tentatively set for public hearing on Thursday, October 18, 2018. 

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